Norwegian Ambassador Trine Jøranli Eskedal visited Kandy on 17th and 18th of October. Ambassador was the Chief Guest at the 7th convocation of Sri Lanka International Buddhist Academy (SIBA), which was established with Norwegian funding ten years ago.
She also visited the Sacred Temple of the Tooth and paid respects to Chief Prelate of the Asgiriya chapter Most Venerable Warakagoda Gnanarathana Thero, Chief Prelate of the Malwatta chapter Most Venerable Thibbatuwawe Sri Sumangala Mahanayake Thero, and the Bishop of Kandy His Lordship Joseph Vianney Fernando.
She also called on Governor Rajith Keerthi Tennakoon and met with the Mayor Kesara Senanayake, and representatives of Young Men’s Muslim Association (YMMA).
During her visit, Ambassador Eskedal also visited a number of home gardens in Galaha area, which receive technical assistance from Caritas Sri Lanka, an organization supported by Caritas Norway.